Overview

Easy to install and ready to print quickly, the streamlined PC42t thermal transfer desktop printer is an economical choice for media up to 110 mm (4.3 in) wide. Able to accommodate large ribbon sizes, the PC42t printer can print longer before needing media replenishment, thus improving the productivity of labeling workflows.

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Specifications

MECHANICAL

Dimensions (LxWxH)
297 mm x 226 mm x 175 mm (11.7 in x 8.9 in x 6.9 in)

Weight
2.5 kg (5.5 lbs)

MEDIA 

Max. Media Diameter
127.0 mm (5.0 in)

Media Core Sizes
25.4 mm (1.0 in), 38.1 mm (1.5 in)

Media Width
25.4 mm (1.0 in) to 110 mm (4.3 in)

Label Length
9.6 mm – 99 cm (0.34 in – 39 in)

RIBBON

Ribbon Support
Coated Side Out

Max. Ribbon Diameter
68.0 mm (2.7 in)

Ribbon Core Sizes
12.7 mm (0.5 in), 25.4 mm (1.0 in)

Ribbon Width
30 mm (1.2 in) to 110 mm (4.3 in)

Max. Ribbon Length
25.4 mm (1.0 in) core: 300.0 m (984.0 ft), 12.7 mm (0.5 in) core: 75.0 m (246.0 ft)

PRINTING

Print Resolution
8.0 dpmm (203 dpi)

Max. Print Speed
125 mm/s (5.0 ips)

Default Print Speed
100 mm/s (4.0 ips)

Max. Print Width
104.1 mm (4.1 in)

COMMUNICATIONS 

Standard Interfaces
USB Device, USB Host

Options
Factory Installed: Internal Ethernet, serial port

Protocols
Network: TCP/IP-suite (TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP), DHCP, BOOTP, LPR, FTP, web page and Telnet 9100, IPv4
Serial Flow Control: XON/XOFF, RTS/CTS

USER INTERFACE

Display
1 Feed Button and LED Display

Web Page Languages
English and Simplified Chinese (Default), Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Thai

GRAPHICS & BAR CODES

Native Graphic Formats
1-bit BMP, GIF, PCX, PNG

Barcode Symbologies
All major 1D and 2D symbologies are supported, including Aztec, Code 16K, Code 49, Data Matrix, Dot Code, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN, UCC 128, Grid Matrix, HIBC 39, HIBC 128, MaxiCode, MSI (modified Plessey), PDF417, Micro PDF417, Planet, Plessey, Postnet, QR-Code, RSS-14 (variations)

SOFTWARE 

Printer Command Languages
Direct Protocol (DP), ZSim (ZPL II®), ESim (EPL)

Drivers
InterDriver Windows® Printer Driver (Microsoft® Certified for Windows 7/8.1/10, Windows Server 2016/2008/2012)

Applications
BarTender®

Character Sets
English & Extended Latin, Arabic, Baltic & Baltic Rim, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, & more with Monotype™ Universal Font Scaling Technology (UFST) & WorldType Layout Engine (WTLE)

ENVIRONMENTAL 

Operating Temperature
+5°C to +40°C (+41°F to +104°F) 10 to 80% RH non-condensing

Storage Temperature
-40°C to +60°C (-40°F to +140°F) @ 10 to 90% RH

ELECTRICAL

Input
100-240V AC @ 50-60 Hz, 1.5 A

Output
24V DC, 2.5 A

MEMORY

Standard
64 MB Flash, 64 MB SDRAM

Optional
Up to 32 GB (via user-supplied USB thumb drive) formatted as FAT16 or FAT32

OPTIONS 

Factory Installable
Ethernet, serial port

APPROVALS 

Regulatory
CE, D Mark, KC, RM

Safety
Europe: D Mark, EN 60950-1
Other Countries: IEC 60950-1

EMC
Europe EMC Directive (EN55032 Class A + EN55024)

WARRANTY 

One-year warranty on printer
One-year warranty on printhead

Resources

Software downloads can be accessed through the Technical Support Downloads Portal at https://hsmftp.honeywell.com/. Note that you will need to create an account to download any Honeywell software.

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